How to Sell Safety to Top Management

  “Selling safety to senior management is a serious issue; quite challenging especially in the face of limited budget” – Mr Segun Bakare, HSE Manager of Petrolex Oil & Gas Limited “They (top management) relate to dollars and cents. They don’t relate to incident rates.” – Terry Hart, CSP, American construction safety adviser Experts globally […]

Lagos Prosecution of Collapse Building Owners, Contractors: A Welcome Development

  To make good her promise to ensure security and safety of all residents and visitors, Lagos state government under Governor Akinwunmi Ambode filed criminal charges against the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens Estate Limited, Richard Nyong, and five others, for the collapse of a five-storey building under construction on Kushenla Road, in the Ikate […]

Bad roads in Nigeria

Bad Roads, Ember Months and Safety of Life

A major cause of road accidents in Nigeria is bad roads. As at today, it is difficult to ply the length of any major road in the country without encountering dangerous portions and death traps. This is not good for a richly-endowed country that boasts 56 years of nationhood. The deplorable state of roads in […]

The Psychology of Accident Prevention

How many more should we allow to die?

By Samuel Akinfe. It is the beginning of ember months. Many people see the ember months as the most dreadful months of the year, because activities of the year begin to ramp up very fast. So also, people become vulnerable to various vices, and road crash is not exempted. And looking back in the year, […]

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Ban on Street Trading, for Safety Sake

The menace of street trading and its untold impact in Lagos State has prompted a fresh move by the government to re-enforce the ban not too long in the state. Government has directed the task force on environmental sanitation and other special offences to ensure compliance. However, in a bid to enforce this law, the […]

NEMSA, DISCOs Get Serious About Electric Safety

The launch on Wednesday 16th June 2016 by Ikeja Electric of a network safety monitoring initiative to strengthen her commitment towards ensuring the safety of lives and property in the country is a long awaited initiative that would have averted a lot of death if implemented before now. This new move, however if properly attended […]